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EIT launches accelerator network to help agri-food start-ups succeed

Tue, 12/12/2017 - 14:14
EIT Food is hunting for 40 agri-food start-ups that will catalyse a change in our food system through its EIT Food Accelerator Network.

Optimism and issues - an interesting year for dairy

Tue, 12/12/2017 - 13:15
Farmgate prices went up a bit in 2017, although not as much as farmers hoped, and value-added products continued to dominate companiesâ strategy to get more money from raw milk.

Urgent action needed to reduce arsenic in infant rice cereals, says study

Tue, 12/12/2017 - 12:19
Healthy Babies Bright Futures (HBBF), an alliance of scientists and child health advocacy organizations, is calling for urgent action by cereal makers, the FDA and parents to remove high-arsenic cereals off store shelves and out of infantsâ diets.

EFSA okays preservative nisin in two new food groups

Tue, 12/12/2017 - 12:15
EFSA has given the green light to extend the use of food preservative nisin (E 234) to include unripened cheese and heat-treated meat products.

TINE investing $90.8m in new Jarlsberg plant in Ireland

Tue, 12/12/2017 - 10:24
Norwegian dairy TINE is investing â77m ($90.8m) in a plant in Ireland for the production of its Jarlsberg cheese.

Barry Callebaut sweetens appeal of healthier chocolate with low-sugar range

Tue, 12/12/2017 - 06:00
Barry Callebaut has made available a range of low-sugar chocolate designed to promote an improved nutritional profile to confectionery that doesnât compromise on taste.

Four dead in Listeria outbreak ongoing since 2015

Mon, 11/12/2017 - 14:24
Four people have died in a multi-country Listeria outbreak, according to the ECDC.

RPC creates multi-layer yogurt pot for Le Petit Basque

Mon, 11/12/2017 - 14:12
RPC Bebo Bouxwiller has partnered with French dairy company Le Petit Basque to create a multi-layer pot.

POIG publishes charter for sustainable palm oil processors

Mon, 11/12/2017 - 13:58
The Palm Oil Innovation Group (POIG) has launched a charter for traders and processors of sustainable palm oil that will "break the link between palm oil production and the destruction of forests and peatlands".

Nestlé launches UK food waste partnership

Mon, 11/12/2017 - 06:30
Nestlà is developing an âinnovative approachâ to cutting food waste in the UK in cooperation with Company Shop, a surplus food redistributor.

Growing Halal food industry fend off myths to become big business

Mon, 11/12/2017 - 06:00
Demand from Muslim millennials has fuelled the growth of a Halal food market in Europe keen to address negative perceptions and tap into affluent communities eager to spend the âMuslim poundâ.


Mon, 11/12/2017 - 06:00

Kerry Europe CEO on acquisitions, Brexit and expanding into Europe's 'dynamic' food sector

Fri, 08/12/2017 - 14:30
After a "dynamic" start to the year with Brexit, CEO and president of Kerry Taste and Nutrition Europe Malcolm Sheil is looking to expand the business in continental Europe and consolidate its business in the UK. "Acquisitions are a big part of Kerry's history and will be a big part of our future," he says.

EU agri-food to ‘benefit most’ from trade deal with Japan

Fri, 08/12/2017 - 14:30
European agri-food is one of the sectors expected to benefit most from the free trade deal that was finalised with Japan today (8 December).

Food sector breathes relief as Brexit talks to move to stage two

Fri, 08/12/2017 - 14:30
The UK food sector has welcomed news that Brexit negotiations will move to stage two â the future trading relationship â after the European Commission confirmed âsufficient progressâ has been made on discussions over the divorce settlement.

EU angi-food to ‘benefit most’ from trade deal with Japan

Fri, 08/12/2017 - 14:30
European agri-food is one of the sectors expected to benefit most from the free trade deal that was finalised with Japan today (8 December).

Baby boomers key to keeping biscuit category alive: pladis

Fri, 08/12/2017 - 11:35
Baby boomers are the fastest growing consumer segment and crucial to the success of the biscuit snacking category, says pladis, so it is critical to pay close attention on how to market to this demographic.

EU needs a comprehensive food policy, says EESC

Fri, 08/12/2017 - 10:11
Europe needs a comprehensive, over-arching food policy because the current system does not lead to sustainable food systems, according to the European Economic and Social Committee (EESC).

EU science community urge an evidence-based approach in solving food security lapses

Fri, 08/12/2017 - 06:00
Scientific research and innovation must underpin efforts in tackling issues such as food safety and waste that blight nutritional and agricultural ecosystems, according to a European science consortium.

Firmenich’s flavor of the year for 2018 is... FIG: ‘It represents health and authenticity’

Thu, 07/12/2017 - 16:50
It has surged in popularity in recent years thanks to its complex flavor profile, health benefits, versatility in sweet and savory applications, and âartisanalâ culinary associations, says flavors giant Firmenich, which has selected fig as its flavor of the year for 2018.


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